Thanks to a powerful network of domestic and foreign allies, the domestic spying apparatus operates with impunity. Government branches like the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cooperate by giving information and and by pursuing groups and individuals who are under surveillance. Israel is a key ally of the IRS. [Read more]
But is such a 'reset' plausible when it would mean not a new bipolarity but rather an unprecedented cooperation, which proved impossible between Rome and Carthage — and very difficult between the USSR and the U.S. itself?
Americans who watched TV in 2008 will certainly remember Hillary Clinton’s commercial against Barack Obama when they were both running for the Democratic presidential nomination: A phone was ringing in semi-darkness and no one picked it up, while a voice wondered what would happen if, in the early morning, an [Read more]
There are currently a lot of people who consider the U.S. to be the world’s sheriff; the rest accuse it of believing itself to be so.
Obama's objective was fulfilled: Greetings, pictures and illusory hopes had been placed on the table — hopes that went beyond even the original false expectations
On Feb. 12, 2013, in his annual State of the Union address, President Barack Obama unilaterally announced that negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union were underway.
The story he broke was confirmed hours later, with a joint declaration from the American president and [Read more]
In the United States there is no greater crime than informing the population of the barbaric acts carried out by the government in its name.
In the mess of the globalized capitalist system, the U.S. currency is the global reserve. It supports the majority of currencies, intervenes in most commercial transactions and financial operations and serves as an international means of payment.
Given this context, its collapse would mean the end of the dollar [Read more]
On the morning of December 14, 2012, a massacre occurred in a primary school in Connecticut, 70 miles from New York City. Citizens of this hemisphere are familiar with this case of social violence that resulted in the deaths of many American children. And, we ask: Why do these events, which seem more typical of [Read more]
The United States of America is undoubtedly still a vast and powerful nation. However, it is already experiencing some changes within its structures that tell us that there is a transition toward new ways of being.
What is striking about the recent past is this nation is already becoming multinational and colorful. [Read more]